The destruction of Alderaan was justified
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In honor the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this a debate on one of the pivotal moments in the series history: the destruction of Alderaan. In order to accept this debate, you must have completed 25 debates.
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The resolution for the debate is "The destruction of Alderaan was justified". The burden of proof in this debate is split - that means that Pro (myself) must establish that the destruction of Alderaan was justified, and Con must establish that it was not justified.
For the purposes of this debate, only the original trilogy (Episodes IV, V, and VI) and prequel trilogy (Episodes I, II, and II) are considered as canon. Other Star Wars sources (like the Clone Wars mvie, Episode VII, the Expanded Universe, or the Legends series) are not acceptable sources.
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Obviously, give pro the win.
It's not, I've seen it twice already and it's fantastic. Best since RoTJ, maybe better.
I do not trust the masses, Disney, or Lucas.
Just because it is better than 1-3, does not make it good.
That sword saber seemed stupid.
It's not slightly better, it's miles better. And I actually like Revenge of the Sith quite a bit. I have to watch Return of the Jedi again, but it may well be better than that as well.
Hopefully it does stand up to the hype.
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